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Dec 30, 2012 8:00am EST
stories making headlines this morning. the first legal action is underway in connection to the school shooting in newtown, connecticut. a lawyer has asked to sue the state of connecticut for $100 million on behalf of a 6-year- old survivor. the lawyer claims the state failed to protect the child from foreseeable harm. states are generally immune from such lawsuits so the suit cannot go forward unless the state agrees to allow it. >>> scary moments in phoenix arizona this weekend. a woman was kidnapped and forced to rob her bank. coworkers arrived to work saturday morning and found the woman with some kind of device around her neck. fortunately bomb squad crews were able to remove the device. it turned out not to be explosive. the suspect is still on the loose, still unclear whether any money was actually stolen. >>> protesters are gathering once again in the indian capitol of new delhi following the death of a woman who was gang raped and beaten on a bus in the city. she suffered severe organ damage in the attack two weeks ago. six men charged with murder. they face the death penalty
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am EST
for swift action and a ban on the sale of assault weapon and high capacity ammunition magazines. but the demonstrators are gathering in part as response to this statement from the nra. >> with all the money in the federal budget, can't we afford to put a police officer in every single school? >> to me, simply adding more guns is not the right answer. >> we're seeing murderers and murder-suicides, mass shootings on all different levels. to think that somebody as big as a national rifle association thinks we should add more guns to that equation, to arm our teachers, to send to our public school system is completely preposterous. >> reporter: eddie winegarden is a director for the project against gun violence. he's also a victim. his mother was shot and killed by her husband in front of him, when he was just two years old. he supports an all-out gun ban. >> australia led a great example, where they actually purchased back weapons and gave fair dollar amount to the people that had them as they initiated their ban. i think that's something that could take place in this country. >> report
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